Lobbying the Early Congress Part 3

Professor John spoke about petitioning efforts by citizens by letters, often through indirect means, rather than sending them directly to… read more

Professor John spoke about petitioning efforts by citizens by letters, often through indirect means, rather than sending them directly to members of Congress. He focused particularly on the role of postal petitions in the expansion of postal service. Professor Winship spoke about ways that persons from western parts of the thirteen states lobbied members of Congress in Philadelphia. She said that they were influential because they remained connected to eastern centers of power and because they were effective in garnering support for their agenda. close

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Lobbying the Early Congress Part 3

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Program ID:
104032-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 1998

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  • Apr 17, 1998 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 1998 | 5:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 1998 | 4:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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